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Master Plan



        
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PHASE I

The following developments are proposed to be located on 5.85 acres of presently owned CT@C property

Camp Toccoa at Currahee Entry Gate
Illustration by George Evans ( website )
1.  MAIN GATE TO CAMP TOCCOA AT CURRAHEE

Placed at the main entrance to Camp Toccoa, the main gate is to include a period related pair of pylons supporting the name of the camp in an archway, reminiscent of the shape of a parachute canopy - a theme carried throughout the camp.

Projected Cost $100.000.00


 


Latest photo of HQ building - Freshly painted and secured by volunteers.

2.  REGIMENTAL HQ

Exterior Restoration and Interior Adaptive Reuse of only remaining Original Camp Toccoa Concrete Masonry 25 ft wide x 100.5 ft long (2,500 sq Ft.) Building.

Interior as shown on Master Plan to be built-out with the following spaces:

a. Reception Area

b. Retail Area

c. Offices

d. Display Area for Historic Camp Maps, Photos, Locations of existing  Facilities and Master Plan

e. Public Restrooms-designed to accommodate Proposed New Regimental Pavilion, Historic Camp Toccoa Barracks and Theater.


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NOTE: Because of its Historic value, Camp location, expanded restroom  facilities, central IT, control and camp orientation visuals this development must receive top priority.
 
Projected Cost: $ 475,000.00
 
Infrastructure budgeted in this development includes reworking, expanding and  re-stripe existing parking area, relocated and expanded property line fence to surround entire property, 2” water service, underground power,  telephone service, a new sanitary sewer septic system, fire alarm, centrally located IT, FF & E, exterior walkways, landscaping, A&E fees and a 10% contingency.

3. REGIMENTAL PAVILION

As designed on Master Plan sized to accommodate 500 for dinner service to Include the following:

a. Catering Kitchen.
b. Secured storage
c. Fenced in service area

d. Stone fireplace.
e. Plaza for four Regimental flags
 
 
Projected Cost $ 1,850.000.00



Infrastructure budgeted in this development include projection and sound equipment,
exterior walkways, storm water control, underground power, water service.
Landscaping, FF & E, A & E fees and a 10% contingency.



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4. HISTORIC CAMP TOCCOA BARRACKS

 A new 20 ft. wide x 60 ft. long Residential R2 building meeting all building and fire codes including ADA access regulations.  Interior will be finished out in new wood replicating an original Camp Toccoa Barracks as it would have looked in 1942 /1945.

Original Panels (to be restored) photos








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New exterior/interior walls will feature restored historic exterior walls with restored original windows. Barracks will accommodate 16 in WWII Army cots.

Projected Cost $265,000.00


Infrastructure budgeted in this development include a 5 ft. wide exterior walkway extending 500 ft. to Regimental Headquarters, restrooms, water service, underground electrical power, FF & E, landscaping, A&E fees and a 10% contingency.

Original Barracks photos from 1943




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5. SENTRY BUILDING

A new 24 ft. x 70 ft. concrete masonry building located near front gate on Ayersville Road containing a reception room with counter, office, men’s and women’s single toilets and a connectom bath hpuse and laundry.

The bath house will have a separate entry and exit for after hours access.
 
Projected Cost $ 375,000.00
 
Infrastructure budgeted in this development include water service, underground power, IT, septic system, FF & E, A&E fees and a 10% contingency.


6.  HISTORIC CAMP TOCCOA ENTRANCE PARKING

NOTE:This property is owned by Pacolet, Inc. and will require their approval for access and improvements.

Improve and gravel former Milliken employee parking area off Ayersville Road to accommodate 200 + cars, buses, and RV’s.

Projected Cost:$160,000.00

Infrastructure Budgeted in this improvement:
Grading, Graveling, Fencing & Gates, Parking Stops, Directional Signage, Site Lighting, Storm Water Control, Entrance Guard House, Landscaping

7. Theater

 State of Art Video and Presentation Theater with superior acoustics seating  150.

Projected Costs:$650,000.00

Budgeted in this development includes IT, Video and Sound Equipment,  Seating, fire control, landscaping, A & E fees, and 10% contingency.

Total Projected Costs for Phase I:  $3,582,000.00
 

PHASE II


The following proposed developments are to be located on 40 acres of Pacolet, Inc. presently owned land and are dependent on CT@C obtaining title to the  property.


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1. CLEARING, FENCING AND RESTORATIONS

A. Fencing with Locked Gates at new CT@C property access points along
West side of Col. Sink Memorial Road to include section at old Georgia Power
line used by ATM vehicles and at intersection of old grown up Historic Camp
Toccoa Roadway.

B. Clearing of old Historic Camp Toccoa Roadway and upper areas where
long demolished Camp Toccoa Buildings were once located.

C. Restoration of Original Camp Well House.



Projected Cost:$33,000.00 including surveying and engineering fees  and10% contingency.

(Volunteer work here will be appreciated.)




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2. WALL OF HONOR


Wall with Columbarium Niches as designed on Master Plan.

Projected Cost: $1,200,000.00




Infrastructure budgeted in this development include Paved Access Walkway, Circular Stone Area for Flag Pole including Graveled Parking Area across  Col. Sink Memorial Roadway for 200 Cars and 4 Buses, Guard house,  Landscaping, Exterior Lighting, Storm Water Control, Directional Signage and  A&E fees and 10% contingency.


NOTE:Proper acknowledgment of Toccoa Men in the four Regiments who Trained and graduated for Camp Toccoa 1942 to 1945 must be our CT@C organization’s top priority.


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3. CURRAHEE CHAPEL

 Interfaith Chapel as designed on Master Plan in Glass with Wood Structure.
Floor to be in Limestone from Normandy France.
Currahee Window facing Currahee Mountain to feature four silver arches representing parachutes of the four Airborne Regiments that trained at Camp Toccoa during WWII.

Projected Cost:$2,750,000.00

Infrastructure budgeted in this development:

Paved Entrance Walkway, Paved Rear Auto Access Roadway, Staff Parking,
Truck Delivery Area, High Meadow Activities Field, Water Service,
Underground Power, Sanitary Septic System, Storm Water Control, Exterior
Lighting, Landscaping, Directional Signage, Fire Alarms and Lighting Protection
Systems, FF&E Allowance, A&E fees and 10% contingency fee.



Total Projected Cost for Phase II:  $3,984,000.00

See the complete Master Plan Exhibit at the Currahee Military Museum at Toccoa Georgia

Respectfully submitted,

M. Garland Reynolds, Jr., FAIA
Reynolds Architects, PC

ALL DRAWINGS, PLANS, DESIGNS, SKETCHES, RENDERINGS, AND PLANNING PROPERTY OF
M. GARLAND REYNOLDS, JR., FAIA AND MAY NOT BE USED OR REPRODUCED WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION.  COPYRIGHT 2014